News and Events
At South Seeds we have a lot going on – from exciting events to engage the community, new developments within our organisation and good old fashioned hard work to get the gardens growing well. Keep up to date by visiting this page for our latest news, events and opportunities.
Halloween Spooktacular, Tuesday 29th October, 6.30pm
To mark the end of our successful growing season at the community garden at Agnew Lane, we are hosting an event for all volunteer gardeners, as well as anyone who would like to become a volunteer gardener.
Listen In Lights Out, Friday 1st November, 8pm
Fancy Dress Halloween Special at the Bungo. An evening of music by candlelight. Great opportunity to meet SouthSeeders and other southsiders. You can buy tickets on the door, all funds go to supporting South Seeds.
South Seeds wins prestigious Saltire Society Award for Innovation
The Award was for its Energy Snapshot project, an innovative approach to mapping and then tackling energy inefficiency in homes in the southside of Glasgow.
We win a Saltire Society Innovation Award
South Seeds were delighted to be awarded the Saltire Society’s Innovation Award at the Lighthouse today.
Draughtproofing workshop at Govanhill Baths
South Seeds’ Handy-man Uillie MacKinnon will demonstrate how to fix draught proofing materials to wooden doors and windows to keep the warmth in your home. Under Uillie’s careful guidance you will get a shot at fixing draught proofing materials yourself. Monday 16th September 6.30 -7.30pm.
Growing food in Govanhill
Like many hidden spaces in Govanhill, the space behind the back courts of Dixon Avenue and Langside Road was full of dumped rubbish and windblown litter. However when Robin Ashton, South Seeds Community Development and Growing Officer saw the site in February this year he immediately saw the potential of a South West facing space […]
Using a checklist to reduce your energy bills
As part of South Seeds home energy audit, we give residents a check list of actions unique to their situation which would result in a reduction in their bills.
South Seeds nominated for the Saltire Society Innovation award
South Seeds are delighted that the Energy Snapshot report we published earlier this year has been nominated for the Saltire Society’s Innovation award. See all the nominations here: www.saltiresociety.org.uk/awards/architecture/housing-design.